While War Machine may not be able to compete in Bellator’s upcoming welterweight tournament due to an injury, he’s certainly been in worse situations than having to spend some time on the sidelines. read news >>
War Machine thought he’d done his time when he was released from jail in July 2011. He got back to training and even scored a win over Roger Huerta, but in February he was sent back to jail over a prior incident. read news >>
The search for War Machine, formerly known as John Koppenhaver, ended Friday afternoon at an Extended Stay America Hotel in Simi Valley, Calif. read news >>
War Machine’s time on the run from law enforcement authorities has reached its end. read news >>
- 17 days ago
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The drama continues as arrested former Bellator fighter War Machine tweets some accusations against his alleged victim and she denies them.
Good morning! Here's something sordid and awful to have with your coffee.
We posted Friday about War Machine's (latest) incident of being wanted by police in an alleged assault and Bellator's decision to dismiss him from the promotion.
BE alumni Matt Roth asked Bellator officials why War Machine was cut this time, but not last year when Christy Mack made ass read news >>
In an unsurprising move, Bellator has released Jon Koppenhaver aka War Machine from his contract.
The "new" Bellator wasted no time in cutting ties with War Machine in the wake of his latest set of legal woes. Just in case you missed the news over the last 90 minutes, Jon Koppenhaver (War Machine) is wanted as the prime suspect in a 3-person altercation at his Las Vegas home this morning that landed two people in the hospital, one of which was named "significant other." In light of this, Bellato read news >>
Fighting for the first time in 18 months felt a little strange for War Machine. The result felt pretty good, though. War Machine said getting back in the cage after a long layoff didn't necessarily have ring rust behind it, but there was something he wasn't expecting. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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With War Machine (formerly Jon Koppenhaver) apparently returning to jail in two weeks, Bellator has given Chris Lozano his slot in the promotion's season-six welterweight tournament, officials today announced.
Lozano now meets Karl Amoussou in the headliner of Bellator 63, which takes place March 30 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
The event's main card, which airs on MTV2, features the opening round of the eight-man tournament.
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- 3 years ago
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With a one-year jail sentence over, War Machine is ready to get back in the cage.
The former cast member of "The Ultimate Fighter 6" (known then as Jon
Koppenhaver) recently announced via Twitter that he'll return to action
on Oct. 15 against Gideon Ray at Chicago Cagefighting
The promotion has yet to make an official announcement.
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'Fight week, blog week' hasn't been great for UFC president Dana White. After being found to be in breach of the promotion's regulatory protocol for removing judge Howard Hughes from officiating at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le, White is featured in the September issue of Gentlemen's Quarterly as being among 'The 25 Biggest Sleazebags in Sports.' Not only did White make the cut, he placed in the top ten. Coming in at No. 8, here's how GQ characterized White: Turns out underpaying your UFC empl read news >>
- 20 hours ago
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Michael Bisping, Tyron Woodley, and other UFC stars discuss War Machine and Josh Grispi, and whether the sport is getting a bad reputation from the two domestic violence cases.
Dominating the headlines for the past month are the very disturbing cases of domestic violence cases involving MMA fighters War Machine and Josh Grispi. While both men haven't competed in the UFC for years, for better or worse, the promotion's brand has become almost synonymous to Mixed Martial Arts, and these incidents h read news >>